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Free 'Good and Cheap' cookbook for the $4 a day SNAP budget

by Michelle Lanz | Take Two

Image from Leanne Brown's cookbook Good And Cheap. Leanne Brown

Imagine trying to spend just $4 a day on everything you eat.

That may sound like an impossible feat, but it's the reality for the more than 46 million Americans who rely on food stamp programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. With a new free cookbook called "Good and Cheap," author Leanne Brown hopes to prove that eating on a budget doesn't need to mean living without taste or sacrificing nutrition. 

Brown put together the cookbook as a masters project at NYU, where she recently graduated from the food studies program. She has since raised nearly $100,000 via a Kickstarter to bring printed versions to needy families and nonprofits. 

View the full cookbook below and download a version for yourself HERE

 

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